Founded in 1964, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Athens serves the counties of Meigs, McMinn, Monroe, Polk and Bradley in the city of Athens in Tennessee. As one of the technical centers strategically scattered in the state, the TTC-Athens is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents. With its basic philosophy to provide opportunity for students to reach a higher station in their lives, TTC-Athens teach individualized instructions to teach students important knowledge and real-life experiences so that they will be able to live productive lives.
The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Athens offer different types of programs from automotive technology, business systems technology, drafting, HVAC, practical nursing, truck driving and welding. Moreover, the college also offers many supplemental programs based on the demands of different industries. On the other hand, TCT-Athens also offers online courses to students who wish to take certificate programs.
Since 2010, TCTA-Athens hasn’t imposed any tuition fee increase so students still pay the usual amount of $183 per credit hour for basic programs. However, programs with laboratory courses such as electrical engineering and practical nursing have higher tuition fee rates at $100 additional cost due to laboratory fees and equipment.
On the other hand, students who wish to transfer to higher education to complete a four year course can take advantage of the Tennessee Transfer Pathway. In order for students to have their units credited to other schools, they must seek admission to schools that are accredited in the Tennessee Board of Regents system.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Athens by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||96%||$4,911|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Athens may provide student services including:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Athens.
- Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Harriman in Harriman, TN (36 miles away)
- Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Crossville in Crossville, TN (42 miles away)
- Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Knoxville in Knoxville, TN (51 miles away)
- Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Jacksboro in Jacksboro, TN (65 miles away)
- Tennessee College of Applied Technology - McMinnville in McMinnville, TN (65 miles away)